The European Banking Authority (EBA) appears set to gain stronger financial crime-fighting powers across the EU, after ongoing concerns about shortcomings in national-level approaches to money...
Influential banking groups have urged Europe’s top financial regulator to withdraw draft rules that would force them to publish data on the performance of all online and mobile banking platforms.
Banks in Europe have defended their approach to innovation after a European Central Bank (ECB) policymaker blamed the dominance of US and Chinese payments giants in the region on the defensive...
A month after European authorities released new guidelines on fraud reporting, the industry has largely come to terms with the new regime — but as major disruptions to the sector loom, it may be...
European lawmakers put virtual currency at the centre of a debate on new crowdfunding regulations on Wednesday, as the ambition of some to plant a flag in the sector was met with disagreement.
The impact of the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) is beginning to take hold in Germany after the local regulator issued its first third-party licence, with around 20 more applications...
An influential banking stakeholder group has backed the European Banking Authority’s authority not to declare “redirection” an obstacle to third parties, but admitted its members are divided on how...
On June 13, 2018, the European Banking Authority (EBA) launched a consultation on Guidelines on the conditions to be met to benefit from an exemption from contingency measures under Article 33(6)...
The joint committee of the three European supervisory authorities (ESAs) — EBA, EIOPA and ESMA — has published its final guidelines on simplified and enhanced customer due diligence and the factors...
Directories of third-party providers are an essential part of the infrastructure of new European payments law, but the issue of liability in certain cases has yet to be settled and could see...
EU authorities have reiterated to banks that authentication methods offered to their customers must also be available when that customer is using a third-party provider.
On March 27, 2018, the European Banking Authority (EBA) launched a public consultation on the application of the existing joint committee guidelines on complaints-handling to authorities competent...
On October 27, 2017, the European Banking Authority (EBA) launched a consultation on draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) specifying the framework for cooperation between competent...
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has clarified several points on how its guidelines on dedicated interfaces will work in practice, as banks seek to ensure they will not have to provide a ...
Ahead of a public hearing today in London, the European Banking Authority (EBA) has outlined its new guidelines on third-party account access, and the challenges and opportunities facing fintechs...
The question of how banks will be able to distinguish valid third-party providers from those lacking the correct permissions under new European payments rules is approaching resolution through the...

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